Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Phelps Promontory (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Phelps Promontory (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Promontory
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
An ice piedmont promontory fringed by several low-lying rocky headlands. The promontory rises gently south of Williams Point, Livingston Island, to about 180 m. Named by UK-APC (1998) after Edmond Malcolm Stuart Phelps (b. 1928), Master RRS John Biscoe, 1972-1991 (First Officer, 1966-72; Second officer, 1964-66), who gave substantial assistance to J.L. Smellie and M.R.A. Thomson, British Antarctic Survey geologists with the field survey of this area, during the season 1974-75.
No images of this place could be found.